nonconformity npl: -ties
1 : failure to conform to or comply with something (as contract requirements) [acceptance of goods occurs when the buyer…will take or retain them in spite of their "Uniform Commercial Code "]
2 : a particular aspect in which something is nonconforming [cannot revoke an acceptance he made with knowledge of a "J. J. White and R. S. Summers"]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.